How to Make Spinach and Ricotta Triangles

by Violet Tolhurst

A nice mix of ricotta and spinach in crisp puff pastry


  • 500 Grams Ricotta
  • 2 Eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 Granny Smith Apple
  • 1 Bunch Spinach
  • ½ Cups Toasted Pine Nuts
  • Puff Pastry
  • ⅛ Cups Milk
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Preheat oven at 180 degrees Celsius.

    Step 2

    Grate Apple and drain moisture out of it.

    Step 3

    Boil some water with a pinch of salt.

    Step 4

    Put spinach in the boiling water for about a minute or just wilted

    Step 5

    Drain the spinach, try to get as much moisture out of it as you can.

    Step 6

    Put ricotta in a bowl and mash with a fork

    Step 7

    Add egg to the ricotta.

    Step 8

    Place the pine nuts in the bowl with the ricotta and egg.

    Step 9

    Put grated apple in the bowl and mix to combine.

    Step 10

    Mix spinach in with the ricotta.

    Step 11

    Cut pastry into squares.

    Step 12

    Put about a tablespoon of the ricotta mix onto the pastry and fold over one side to make a triangle.

    Step 13

    Press the sides down with a fork and glaze with a lightly beaten egg mixed with some milk.

    Step 14

    Put in oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden and crisp.

    Step 15

    Serve hot with tomato sauce (optional)